Tortilla crust pizza is a healthier alternative to traditional pizza, offering a lighter and more nutritious option for those mindful of their calorie intake. This recipe provides a simple and delicious way to enjoy pizza guilt-free.


For the Tortilla Crust:

  • Whole wheat tortillas (desired quantity)
  • Olive oil spray

For Toppings (suggested options, feel free to customize):

  • Tomato sauce or marinara
  • Skimmed mozzarella cheese or low-fat cheese, shredded
  • Assorted vegetables (bell peppers, onions, mushrooms, spinach, etc.)
  • Grilled chicken breast, turkey pepperoni, or tofu cubes (for protein)
  • Fresh herbs like basil or oregano for garnish


Preparing the Tortilla Crust:

  1. Preheat the oven to 400°F (200°C).
  2. Place the whole wheat tortillas on a baking sheet lined with parchment paper.
  3. Lightly spray each tortilla with olive oil spray on both sides.

Assembling the Pizza:

  1. Spread a thin layer of tomato sauce or marinara on each tortilla.
  2. Sprinkle a moderate amount of shredded mozzarella cheese or low-fat cheese over the sauce.
  3. Add your preferred toppings such as assorted vegetables and protein options.
  4. Place the prepared pizzas in the preheated oven and bake for 8-10 minutes or until the cheese is melted and bubbly.
  5. Remove from the oven and let the pizzas cool for a minute or two.
  6. Garnish with fresh herbs like basil or oregano before serving.

Healthy and Light Delight:

  1. Low-Calorie Alternative: Using whole wheat tortillas instead of traditional pizza dough reduces calorie content significantly.
  2. Customizable and Nutritious: Load up your pizza with fresh vegetables and lean proteins for added nutrients and flavor.

This healthy tortilla crust pizza offers a delightful way to savor your favorite pizza flavors while maintaining a low-calorie intake, perfect for those watching their waistline.

One Reply to “Healthy Tortilla Crust Pizza: A Low-Calorie Delight”

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *